Anne Summers


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in New South Wales, Australia
March 12, 1945

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Dr Anne Summers AO is a best-selling author, journalist and thought-leader with a long career in politics, the media, business and the non-government sector in Australia, Europe and the United States.

She is author of eight books, including the classic Damned Whores and God’s Police, first published in 1975. This bestseller was updated in 1994 and, again, in 2002 and stayed continuously in print until 2008. A new edition was published on International Women’s Day 2016.

Her previous books are The Misogyny Factor (2013), The Lost Mother: A Story of Art and Love (2009, 2010) and On Luck (2009), The End of Equality (2003), Ducks on the Pond (1999), Gamble for Power (1983) and Her-Story: Australian Women in Print (with Margaret Bettiso
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The Misogyny Factor

4.06 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Damned Whores And God's Pol...

4.06 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Unfettered and Alive

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The Lost Mother

3.17 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2009
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The End of Equality: Work, ...

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Ducks on the Pond

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On Luck

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Gamble For Power: How Bob H...

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Angels and Citizens: Britis...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1988 — 2 editions
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The Thursday Shop: An Antiq...

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“If we constantly rewrite history to fit how we see things now, we forget how things used to be and, equally important to future scholars, how we used to see them.”
Anne Summers, Damned Whores And God's Police: The Colonization Of Women In Australia

“Why is it that in a country such as Canada that is economically and culturally similar to Australia, 80 per cent of women aged 25 to 54 are in full-time work, while in Australia only 66 per cent are?37”
Anne Summers, The Misogyny Factor

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